Soup and Boots


The weather is cooling which means two really important things: boots and soup. So pull on your boots and walk them in to Central Market for some seasonal soups. And not just any soups. I'm talking house-made with from-scratch stocks and loaded with fresh ingredients.

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Time to Take Inventory


Today's the day to take stock of your kitchen. Do you have everything you need to prepare and serve your Thanksgiving feast? You don't want to be caught  without a potato masher or be a chair short at the kids' table, so take time today to think through serving dishes, centerpieces, and place settings. 

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Thanksgiving Is Coming


You may still have a bowl of Halloween candy on your counter, but we’re already approaching mid-November and Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! It’s time to start thinking about your recipes, reviewing our No-Fail Turkey Guide, and connecting with the Central Market Holiday Hotline and place your order.  (More on the guide in a minute!)

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A Room Full Of Cookies


We recently hosted the 21st Annual Dallas Morning News-Central Market Holiday Cookie Contest! The annual event took place at the Lovers Lane Central Market and featured finalists in the running for the honor of being Dallas' top cookie of 2016.

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Kensington Pride Mangoes Will Rock Your World


Direct from Australia, Kensington Pride (KP) Mangoes are now available in-store – but only for a limited time. It’s summer Down Under, so these mangoes are peak-of-season. Get them while you can! KP Mangoes are the #1 variety in Australia, and with good reason. The flavor is off the charts! With sweet, tangy, out-of-this-world flavor, they’re a bite of Australian sunshine!

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Follow the Piper


A crisp is what the Brits call a potato chip. And Pipers crisps began in the UK when three North Lincolnshire farmers said, “Hey! Let’s use local potatoes to make Britain’s most incredible crisps in great flavors that will win awards for taste and quality and make people who eat them happy.” Well, it was something like that anyway.

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Amedei, Famous Italian Chocolate Called Best In World, In-Store Now!


It’s here! Amedei chocolate - known as the best chocolate in the world - is now at Central Market! Made in Italy, Amedei is a single-origin, bean-to-bar chocolate that has only been available in a few U.S. stores or by mail. But now, all you have to do is walk into your Central Market and head to the chocolate shelves. 
 

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Cat Island: Rich, But Righteous Crackers


Is it a cracker or is it cheese? I haven’t yet been able to decide as I work my way through the package of Cat Island Zesty Cheddar Bites. Sharp Cheddar cheese (which is the first ingredient), pure butter, and Tabasco sauce combine to make creamy, rich, and spicy crackers unlike anything you’ve tasted before.

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Growlers Now Available at Austin Westgate


The grand opening of our growler filling service at the Austin Westgate store is today at 5 pm -- just in time for Halloween weekend! (Growlers are refillable half-gallon bottles that allow you to take home a jug of beer that’s available on tap.) You’ll be able to bring your growler in and choose from 20 different amazing beers on tap at any one time. 

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Another Look at Lovera: Photos


Today is part two of our post on Lovera Aged Caciocavera cheese -- that buttery, nutty cheese that's been handmade in Krebs, OK, for more than 60 years. We wanted to share a bit more about our trip to visit the fine folks at Lovera, this time in photos taken by Michael Clouser during our cheese-making video shoot.  If you missed the video, head back to the previous post and give it a watch. Aged Caciocavera is a legend, and watching it be made was a foodie field trip we won't soon forget! 

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